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World’s Top Action Sports Pros Return in the Final Qualifier Before the LG Action Sports World Championships

With the first sporting event in their new facility, the Bank of Kentucky Center at Northern Kentucky University will host the country’s premier action sports circuit when ASA Entertainment’s (ASA) Action Sports World Tour (ASWT) returns to Greater Cincinnati on October 3 and 4. The Action Sports World Tour will offer fans two nights of explosive action sports entertainment featuring the world’s best in skateboarding and BMX competition as well as high-flying freestyle motocross exhibitions and top-name bands performing live. This is the final opportunity for the sport’s most daring athletes to showcase their talents and gain the ranking points needed to qualify for the prestigious LG Action Sports World Championships.

ASA’s Action Sports World Tour offers more than $1 million in prize money and draws the top athletes from around the world, including a host of X Games and World Champions such as Bucky Lasek (Baltimore, MD), Pierre-Luc Gagnon (Montreal, Canada), Ryan Nyquist (Los Gatos, CA), Simon Tabron (Newquay, England), Kevin Robinson (East Providence, Rhode Island), Jamie Bestwick (Nottingham, England), and Sandro Dias (Santo Andre, Brazil).

Tickets for the Cincinnati ASWT go on sale on Friday, August 1st at 10:00 a.m. Seats start at $7.50 for military personnel and children and are available at all Ticketmaster locations, select Kroger stores, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 513 562 4949 to charge them by phone. For more ticket information, please visit actionsportstour.com.

The Cincinnati ASWT event will be televised nationally on CBS Sports on November 8. Please check your local listings for details in your area. For more information on the 2008 ASA Entertainment Action Sports World Tour, contact Denise M. Abbott at 310 410 3020 or via email at abbott@asaent.com, or Bryan Wright at 513 318 8855 or bryan.wright@strata-g.com.

About ASA Entertainment:
A leader in the action sports industry since 1994, ASA Entertainment, headquartered in Culver City, California is the largest action sports event and television production company in the world. The company produces more than 200 events and 100 television programs annually around the globe that feature skateboarding, freestyle BMX, inline skating, freeskiing, freestyle motocross, snowboarding and music. Its events are broadcast on CBS, VERSUS, Spike, Fuel and Fox Sports Net domestically and distributed to more than 1 billion HH globally throughout Asia, Europe, USA, Africa, Canada, South & Central America and Australia. ASA’s properties range from large-scale international competitions such as the LG Action Sports World Championships to grassroots amateur contests, lifestyle and branded entertainment events, demonstrations, exhibitions and mobile tours. As one of the oldest and most established organizations in action sports, ASA Entertainment leads the market in developing premium content around the fastest growing sector of American sports. For more information visit www.actionsportstour.com or www.asaentertainment.com.

Posted by Cameron on Thursday, July 31st, 2008 in Press Releases.

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